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Geo Maps & Stats. GeoVISTA Center. IndieMapper. Home - Madewulf/ HTML5: Flow map of internal migration in England & Wales. Fast Thinking and Slow Thinking Visualisation.

Last week I attended the Association of American Geographers Annual Conference and heard a talk by Robert Groves, Director of the US Census Bureau.

Fast Thinking and Slow Thinking Visualisation

Aside the impressiveness of the bureau’s work I was struck by how Groves conceived of visualisations as requiring either fast thinking or slow thinking. Fast thinking data visualisations offer a clear message without the need for the viewer to spend more than a few seconds exploring them. Area Cartogram Maps Explored. Area cartogram maps are maps of non-absolute space where the areal extent is in proportion to some measured value.

Area Cartogram Maps Explored

Cartogram maps retain a partially accurate relative location and relative space, but the actual area of the individual polygons features are overrepresented or underrepresented based on the assigned values. Area cartograms are useful for visualizing relativity based on a common quantitative attribute such as population. Cartograms were popularized by Erwin Raisz who published the first statistical cartograms of the United States. Raisz was a professor of cartography at the Institute of Geographical Exploration at Harvard University and was most well known for his physical relief maps which were hand drawn. In 1934, Raisz published in the journal Geographical Review an article entitled, “The rectangular statistical cartogram” which popularized the use of cartograms as an educational tool for learning about geography. Non-contiguous Cartogram Maps. Visuell, das Blog der Visualisierung. Spring Data – Part 4: Geospatial Queries with MongoDB.

Visual Gadgets. Adds Neo4j graph database support, screencast. Neo4j is a powerful, award-wining graph database written in Java.

adds Neo4j graph database support, screencast

It can store billions of nodes and relationships and allows very fast query/traversal. We release today a new version of the Neo4j Plugin supporting the latest 1.5 version of Neo4j. In Gephi, go to Tools > Plugins to install the plug-in. The plugin let you visualize a graph stored in a Neo4j database and play with it. Features include full import, traversal, filter, export and lazy loading. InstantAtlas. Inequality Tutorial Using Instant Atlas. Guest contribution by Robert Lang.

Inequality Tutorial Using Instant Atlas

Inequality is a topic that is increasingly being taught at key stage 3 and in other key stages particularly in GCSE and post 16 courses where comparing places in relation to standard and quality of life and inequality is important. The study of inequality based on geographical factors can involve understanding terrain, climate, culture, industry, agriculture, level of development in the region/country, remoteness, urbanization, industrialization, governmental policy measures, population, and mechanization. Resulting inequality presents itself in the form of poverty, access to and quality of health care services, educational services, infrastructure, HDI [human development index] factors, government corruption or inefficiencies, among others.

Inequality Tutorial Using Instant Atlas. Clearly and Simply: Choropleth Maps. A step-by-step guide to Richard Leeke’s TabGeoHack for creating your own filled maps in Tableau Software Way back in 2009, we had a beautiful guest post by Giedre Aleknonyte describing a workaround to generate Choropleth Maps with Tableau (using version 5.0 by the way).

Clearly and Simply: Choropleth Maps

Those days are over. One of the major new features of Tableau 7 is Filled Maps (or Choropleth Maps as we used to call them in all blog posts here). Did I say those days are over? Well, not quite. In today’s information age, we enjoy all but instant digital access to the world’s collected knowledge.

Consider: • Wikipedia contains more than 19 million articles in some 270 languages. • Google aims to catalog the world’s supply of printed knowledge by scanning all of the estimated 130 million books published in modern history.• And the world wide web itself contains more than 7 billion pages. But unfiltered access to unlimited sources is useless if you can’t find what you need. GunnMap 2. Choropleth. Choropleth maps visualize geographic distributions using a color encoding. This example shows U.S. unemployment density by county, as of 2009. An Albers equal-area projection preserves the accuracy of the representation. Javascript and SVG: Back to the Future. Happy New Year!

Javascript and SVG: Back to the Future

One of the things I am looking forward to in 2012 is yet more improvements in the no-longer-humble web browser. The move towards ‘web apps’ has made browser manufacturers focus on the speed at which users can interact with a page (usually this is done via javascript). Polymaps. Unfolding - Interactive Map Library for Processing and Java. MapCite: Web Mapping and Excel Location Intelligence Applications. PhiloGL: A WebGL Framework for Data Visualization, Creative Coding and Game Development.

Webgl-globe - Geographic Data Visualization Platform meant for the web. Spatial Data Mining and Visual Analytics Lab. 2011年の世界の地震 分布図 World earthquakes 2011 Visualization map (2012-01-01) FusionMaps v3. FusionMaps XT offers beautiful interactive maps to plot geographical data like revenue by regions, population by state, survey and election results effectively.

FusionMaps v3

OTR Links - Visualisation links. Spatial Data Mining and Visual Analytics Lab. OECD Statistics Explorer and Some Other Cool Shit. Kartograph aims to make interactive vector maps easier. Gregor Aisch wanted a better way to make maps online that allowed something other than the Mercator projection, so he developed his own.

Kartograph aims to make interactive vector maps easier

The result is Kartograph, a lightweight framework "for building interactive map applications without Google Maps or any other mapping service. How To Import Data and Make Maps with Google Fusion Tables. This GIS tutorial by Naveen Sidda looks at Google Fusions Tables, how to import geographic data from a web page, and how to create map out geographic data within Google Maps.

How To Import Data and Make Maps with Google Fusion Tables

What is Google Fusion Tables? Google Fusion Tables is a data web service which is built on the concept of cloud computing for data integration from various data sources, visualization and collaborative management. Essentially, it stores and computes on the fly without any installation and maintenance of applications on the users machines as the providers manage the infrastructure required to accomplish the task. Working with Fusion Tables: Fusion Table (FT) allows the import of various data formats like the comma-separated text (.csv), other text-delimited files (.tsv), KML , Google spreadsheets, and other spreadsheet formats (.xls, ods, etc.). Preparation of the data. What's new with JavaScript and geospatial - wrapup from the js.geo event. The past couple of days I've been at the js.geo event in Denver, which was a small informal conference focused on JavaScript and geospatial, organized by Chris Helm, Steve Citron-Pousty and Brian Timoney.

I've been head down on customer projects and product development the past few months, so it was great to get out and see what's going on in the broader world. As usual with this type of event I was blown away by how much cool new stuff people are doing - it's definitely a tough job to keep up with everything that's going on these days! The attendees included a great cross-section of people involved with the major geospatial JavaScript projects. I've said this before, but increasingly I find that informal "unconference" style events, which are either free or very cheap (this one had a registration fee of $11.54!) Provide an experience that is just as good as, if not better than, the larger, more expensive and more organized conferences.

Leaflet. Blog, CartoDB makes D3 maps a breeze. Bill Rankin’s ‘Radical Cartography’ Just wanted to quickly share this. PolyMaps Documentation. SHOW®/WORLD - A New Way To Look At The World. Kartograph – rethink mapping. Tools: Linköping University.

GAV Flash Tools The Geovisual Analytics Visualization or GAV component-sharing toolkit and application-building environment is based on the principles behind the Visual Analytics research program including aspects of explorative and collaborative visual data analysis. It contains a collection of visual components, data analysis algorithms, tools that connect the components to each other and data providers that can load data from various sources. The framework is fully integrated with Adobe’s Flex Framework. The GAV toolkit was developed to build statistical geovisual analytics applications such as the eXplorer GAV Flash uses the Adobe Flash API for graphics and integrates with the Adobe Flex Framework.

Geospatial Visualization. Mapping technologies. Svgweb - Scalable Vector Graphics for Web Browsers using Flash. Overview SVG Web is a JavaScript library which provides SVG support on many browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari. Using the library plus native SVG support you can instantly target ~95% of the existing installed web base. Interactive Infographic of the World's Best Countries. From Cartography to Card Catalogs: The History of Information Organization [Infographic] Why We Need Another Mapping Framework. Migrations Map: Where are migrants coming from? Where have migrants left?

Latitude And Longitude. Latitude, Longitude, And Great Circles. OpenHeatMap. AmMaps. What payment options do you support? Credit card, PayPal, wire transfer or purchase order. Sourcemap: where things come from. Three.js: render real world terrain from heightmap using open data. BeGraphic XLS & PPT Add-in. StatPlanet Plus. Interactive maps & vis. WebGL Globe. WebGL Earth - open source 3D digital globe written in JavaScript. Interactive maps, webmapping, USA map, map of US, map of England, map of France,statistics, atlas : Geoclip. R- geo examples.